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Two circles (Posted on 2004-10-21) Difficulty: 3 of 5
In a 8½x11 sheet of paper I drew two equal non-overlapping circles -- both completely inside the paper, of course.

What's the largest portion of the paper I could cover with the circles?

What would be the answer if I drew THREE equal circles?

No Solution Yet Submitted by Federico Kereki    
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re(4): Two circles case--further explanation | Comment 9 of 11 |
(In reply to re(3): Two circles case--further explanation by nikki)

Oh Geeze. Thanks Nikki.  It was far too late when I was looking at this.
  Posted by bob909 on 2004-10-23 06:02:58

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